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Frankly, I have never understood the practice of adding sugar/brown sugar/maple syrup/honey to already-sweet winter squash and yams when we’re talking about a dish that’s part of dinner. I believe practices such as this are meant to deceive children into consuming vegetables. What I do understand is a nice marriage of the inherent sweetness of […]

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There was a bout of strangely warm weather last week that called for a little flexibility in the kitchen. Where food is concerned, I am ridiculously dedicated to seasons and weather, so when it’s 80 degrees and November, I get a little confused. The solution was to make a salad that was a little heftier […]

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Poor Mark Bittman received a lashing from a number of outspoken readers when he took on the humble arepa last month, and apparently slaughtered it. So I was thrilled when my friend Jessica brought pumpkin arepas to my dinner party last Saturday. Having received guidance from her Colombian boyfriend, she understood the important distinction Mr. […]

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